|It Came Upon a Midnight Clear|
|Season 8, Episode 13|
|Air Date||December 13, 1996|
|Writer(s)|| Meg DeLoatch |
Gary M. Goodrich
|Next||Revenge of the Nerd|
It Came Upon a Midnight Clear is episode thirteen of season eight from the television sitcom on Family Matters. This show was originally aired from ABC on December 13, 1996. It was directed by Gregg Heschong and written both by Meg DeLoatch and Gary M. Goodrich.
When Laura finds out the sorority that she's pledging to join at the college is going to publicly embarrass Steve and the other nerds. She helps them get their revenge on the sorority and she refuses to join the them until they change their policy around her friend. Meanwhile, Carl's feud with Nick escalates further when he refuses to give back the kids football. However, Harriette is fed up with both men being such negative influences on the kids and sets them straight once again. Eventually, Nick and Carl realizes how much their constant fighting is a negative influence on both 3J and Richie and finally puts an end to their fighting.
Steve and Carl search for a Christmas tree from within the Wisconsin woods, but wind up getting lost. Carl is annoyed and freezing, but Urkel's knowledge of astronomy saves the two from becoming icicles on Christmas. Meanwhile, Laura is caught in a love triangle with Stefan and Curtis and must decide once and for all to whom she is most loyal.
Cast and Characters Edit
- Reginald VelJohnson as Carl Winslow
- Jo Marie Payton-Noble as Harriette Winslow
- Darius McCrary as Eddie Winslow
- Kellie Shanygne Williams as Laura Winslow
- Jaleel White as Steve Urkel / Stefan Urquelle
- Juan Lamont Pope as Curtis Williams (as J. Lamont Pope)
The episode's title is taken from the Christmas carol of the same name.